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Historic Marker Placed at the Site of 1963 Sit-In by Tougaloo College Students

Historic Marker Placed at the Site of 1963 Sit-In by Tougaloo College Students

Fifty years ago, students from historically Black Tougaloo College staged a sit-in at a lunchcounter in a Woolworth’s store in Jackson, Mississippi. The students were beaten by a White mob. Now a historic marker has been placed at the site of the old Woolworth’s store.